Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/rekanōn

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This Proto-West Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *rekan (right, proper, straight) +‎ *-ōn. Compare *raku (an unwinding, an account, tale, reasoning, explanation).

VerbEdit

*rekanōn

  1. to count
  2. to explain

InflectionEdit

Class 2 weak
Infinitive *rekanōn
1st sg. past *rekanōdā
Infinitive *rekanōn
Genitive infin. *rekanōnijas
Dative infin. *rekanōnijē
Instrum. infin. *rekanōniju
Indicative Present Past
1st singular *rekanō *rekanōdā
2nd singular *rekanōs *rekanōdēs, *rekanōdōs
3rd singular *rekanōþ *rekanōdē, *rekanōdā
1st plural *rekanōm *rekanōdum
2nd plural *rekanōþ *rekanōdud
3rd plural *rekanōnþ *rekanōdun
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular *rekanō *rekanōdī
2nd singular *rekanōs *rekanōdī
3rd singular *rekanō *rekanōdī
1st plural *rekanōm *rekanōdīm
2nd plural *rekanōþ *rekanōdīd
3rd plural *rekanōn *rekanōdīn
Imperative Present
Singular *rekanō
Plural *rekanōþ
Present Past
Participle *rekanōndī *rekanōd

DescendantsEdit